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Social Business Tour:

An unique opportunity to Learn - Experience - Design A Social Business on your own

Tour Opportunity

    Feel Grameen's philosophy of work, see social business live examples, learn Bangladesh at a glance
    - Tutorial and special workshop on Social Business
    - Guided tour to the existing Social Business live projects of Grameen
    - Knowledge on local infrastructure, market status and development policies by visiting major private and public companies
    - Opportunity to visit top public and private educational institutions in Bangladesh
    - Understanding the lifestyle, the culture and market trends by visiting market places, meeting the stakeholders

We assist

  • Plan and arrange the whole tour
  • Appointments with all concerning parties
  • English speaking guide (Japanese on demand)
  • Transportation
  • Hotel booking and airport pick-up service
  • Meals during travel
  • Reports on Bangladesh infrastructure, general statistics, market status and development facts & figures
  • Tour Plan Flexibility- You can customize your tour plan i.e., you can extend the tour span, choose company/places of your interest to visit

Tour Example

Arrival

-  Arrival in Bangladesh ( Dhaka Airport)

Day 1 (Dhaka)

-  Social Business Tutorial
-  Social Business Case Studies

Day 2 (Dhaka)

- Life in Dhaka (Business, Academia, and Market)

Day 3 & 4

- Social Business Industry Tour; experience, Bangladesh rural culture (Tangail )

Day 5 (Dhaka)

- Visit private public university. Meet the young students
- Visit Infrastructure (Telecom, Water, Energy etc) sectors of Bangladesh

Day 6 (Gazipur) - Tour to ICT activities to generate income in rural
Day 7 (Dhaka)

- Group discussion to design your own social business
- Meet Dr. Yunus's activities at Yunus Museum

Major Places/Events to visit

  • GFLF/GKF
    Non-Profit organizations founded by Grameen Bank. The aim is to mitigate poverty through fisheries, livestock and agriculture activities.
  • Grameen Danone Foods Ltd.
    A social business company jointly founded by Grameen and Danone. Child malnutrition is the target social problem.
  • University of Dhaka
    Known as Dhaka University. 32,000 students, 1600 faculty members. Established in 1921.
  • IGPF Project Site
    A joint project by Kyushu University, WIN, BSMRAU and GC. Produces organic vegetables. Develops and uses ICT based farming and marketing framework to generate income for the female farmers.
  • Grameen Shakti
    A non for profit organization that works to promote, develop and popularize renewable energy in rural areas of Bangladesh.
  • GC Eye Care Hospital
    GC Eye Care Hospital is a social business organization works to prevent Cataract Blindness. It is situated in Bogra.
  • Cultural Program
    A cultural program arranged by the local people. Know about the rich culture and heritage of Bangladesh.

 

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